{amsmath} is a package provided by AMS that enhances LaTeX's mathematical typesetting capabilities in various ways.

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Missing number, treated as zero with amsmath and calc

This simple code produces "Missing number, treated as zero" \documentclass{article} \newcounter{test} \newcounter{testtwo} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Why are \colon and \mathpunct{:} not equivalent? [duplicate]

According to this answer, \colon is of type \mathpunct. But in the MWE below, the outputs of the two lines are not identical. Why not? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Trigonometric function script? [duplicate]

Is there a script for the sinc function analogous to \sin for sinus? If not, what method should I use to insert it in a equation?
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Typesetting system question related to amsmath [duplicate]

After consulting the existing questions and answers related to packages for Mathematical Equations, I found this recommendation, given by @cmhughes, advising to use amsmath. After including it in the ...
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Equation and math system on same line

To add a math system into a LaTeX document, I add to preambol \newenvironment{sistema}% {\left\lbrace\begin{array}{@{}l@{}}}% {\end{array}\right.} then in the document I do something like ...
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Epsilon and log functions

I m trying this T(n) \epsilon \left(\Theta(n^\log_22$\right) = $\Theta(n^\log_22 )$ = $\Theta(n)$ but i want below result. Is E sign is epsilon only . And also log bracket not coming properly and ...
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How to typeset piecewise functions [duplicate]

I don't know what the big { thing is called so can't search and when tried and write in LaTeX and didn't find this expression or structure in word either.
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Overarrow in latex

Hello I'm have created some Latex Matrix equations. But for remembering how it works i wanna create a matrix dimensions workflow like: \begin{align} &\hphantom{(2\times 3)( }% ...
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How to set equation number with respect to the article instead of chapter? [duplicate]

I am working on a paper which is based on a special template. I need to use the \chapter to organize by document. In each chapter, if I have \begin{equation}, the equation is number with the chapter ...
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Undefined control sequence with \overbar

can anyone tell me why I get an "undefined control sequence" error with the following code please? \documentclass[times]{fldauth} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm, amssymb, amsfonts} ...
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How to put \varinjlim in the section name?

Here is (almost) minimal example of the file, which gives the error. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \section{Section name with varinjlim: ...
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Expand arrows within an array

Any ideia of how I can expand the \xrightarrow so that they all have the same size? (for aesthetics) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} % \text nas equacoes \usepackage{mathrsfs} ...
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How to make large binomial coefficient?

I have a potentially-repeated question, but I was unable to find anything about this. So, I need to create a giant binomial coefficient in LaTeX (something around 1000pt). When I compile the below, ...
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line break in a centered cell of tabular

I have a table like in the following example: \documentclass[11p,twoside,a4paper,leqno]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Editor text color in align environment

I am using TeXworks to type up very long assignments. For the types of assignment I type up, I usually have many lines of equations of all sorts with interjections of normal text as explanations and ...
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How to mimic spacing around \bullet with \DeclareMathOperator?

I'm trying to define \conjunction by means of \textbullet instead of \bullet, since the latter looks too big in logical formulas. How can I make the spacing around \conjunction to behave like the ...
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Incorrect spacing after minus sign with combination of amsmath and hyperref

When no packages are loaded, no space is inserted after the minus sign of a negative number: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation} -1 = -1 % output: -1 = -1 \end{equation} ...
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More than two columns amsmath cases

I'm trying to use the cases environment to show an arbitrary equation. But I noticed that it only allows me to use 2 columns. However, I would require a third column, or perhaps a fourth as well. An ...
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How to construct block matrix with shadowed entries? [duplicate]

Is there a simple way of drawing matrices with shadowed blocks like the ones in the picture? I've tried something like Gonzalo Medina's proposal: %% with these packages loaded %% ...
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boldsymbol badly modifies spacing

In the example below, it is my feeling that \boldsymbol badly increases the horizontal spacing with the index: \documentclass[fleqn,11pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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\bigl and \bigr in sub/superscripts

When typesetting expressions with multiple adjacent parentheses, I like to use \bigl and \bigr on the outermost parentheses to make it easier to read, especially with 3 or more parentheses in a row. ...
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Package for angle commands [duplicate]

I want to use the command "\angle". I have the "amsmath" package included im my document, and I can use any other math commands, but not this. What I need to do? It requires a different package? ...
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bmatrix, how to give details after particular row bracket[ ]?

I am new to LaTeX. I want matrix like in bmatrix [1 1 1] R1=R1-R2 (Row1= Row 1 - Row 2) 1 1 1 R2<-R1+R3 1 1 1 I want "R1=R1-R2" after the matrix [1 1 1] but when i add this its goes to ...
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Redefining line break (double backslash) for align environment

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to (locally) redefine \\ (double backslash) within amsmath's align environment. On the one hand, I'd like to be able to dynamically insert extra columns, on ...
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Problem numbering equations properly

I'm trying to create some equations with amsmath with captions and references. I'd like to suppress the equation number in the margin. I know this can be done using the equation* environment but ...
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amsmath's multline and fleqn

As a fleqn fanatic, I run across this problem once every week: when splitting a long formula using amsmath's multline, the middle lines are flushed left: \documentclass[fleqn]{article} ...
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Using \ensuremath inside \text

Using \ensuremath inside \text works fine and gives good results. However, I realized that the spacing in superscripts changes. I tried working with \mathchoice, but that doesn't know that it is in a ...
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mathspec and \RequirePackage{amsmath} error [duplicate]

In my package, I request amsmath with \RequirePackage{amsmath}, resulting in this basic setup: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mathspec} \RequirePackage{amsmath} % part of ...
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Hyperbolic functions both produce error and result already existant when inserted in preamble

I'm trying to write hyperbolic functions like sech, csch, etc, Since amsmath doesn't recognize them in the form \sech, \csch, ... I wrote a preamble like \DeclareMathOperator{\sech}{sech} but I get ...
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How can I redefine \int to put a negative space after the integral sign, but keep the limits properly set?

I'd like to modify the \int command such that it adds an automatic negative space, e.g. \! after the integral sign. Preferentially, I'd like to be able to not edit any of my code, so cleverly ...
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Different math rendering in Beamer? [duplicate]

When using beamer for presentations, I notice that the rendering for math becomes quite different, and I really prefer the usual rendering, say, when typing a paper. The symbols look a bit less ...
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Best approach to write an multiline equation

What is best way to let LaTeX formate a long equation such that it matches between the borderrs of a page? As an example I have the following expression: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Using \qedhere Automatically Every Time in Proof

I'm currently using \qedhere at the end of my proof every time since I'm really satisfied with the positioning of the qed mark. The problem is, I use it so often that I want to make the qed mark ...
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Multiple labels for one line of alignment

I have these four equations thus aligned, and would like to label each of them separately, placing the labels to the left of the two equations on the left and to the right of the other two. So far, ...
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ams math environment, missing $ in equation mode

I'm trying to write some report in Latex, and I need to use amsmath further in the code, but since I added this package, the following piece of code stopped working (initially it was between \\[\\] ...
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Amsmath environments eating \active characters

\documentclass{amsart} {\catcode`\z\active \global\def\activate{\catcode`\z\active\defz{active}z}} \begin{document} {\activate z} %1 \begin{equation}\activate z\end{equation} %2 \begin{align}\activate ...
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Numbering equations in sections and sub-sections

In general, I would like to number equations using the sub-section number, so for example, if I am in sub-section 2.3, then it should number the first equation in this section (2.3.1). To do this, I ...
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reduce vertical space for \xrightarrow

I find the vertical spacing of amsmath's \xrightarrow too large for the underset. Is there an easy way to reduce it (i.e. put "below" close to the arrow, in the example)? \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Increase the thickness of a brace

I'd like to know if it's possible to increase the thickness of a brace. The code \documentclass[oneside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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“undefined control sequence” error with curly brackets

I'm writing a math equation inside which I have to express curly brackets. What I intend to write should look like {h_n}^infinity_0 My code is: \par The problem asks for estimates of the sizes ...
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Latex showing “undefined control sequence” error when using cases inside align*

I am trying to use LaTeX to run the following code: \begin{align*} A\left(x\right)&= \begin{cases} 1, &\text{if } x \eq 1\\ 0, &\text{otherwise} ...
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amsmath: combine \nonumber and \label

I'd like to write something as \begin{align} f(x) & = x + 1 \nonumber \\ & =: \eqref{eq:foo} \label{eq:foo} \nonumber \\ g(x) & = x + 2 \nonumber \\ & =: \eqref{eq:bar} \label{eq:bar} ...
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Is the blkarray package compatible with Xetex and amsmath?

Running xelatex on the file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{blkarray} \begin{document} \begin{blockarray}{c} 1 \end{blockarray} \end{document} gives the error ...
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Problem with \begin{align} [duplicate]

I am using \begin{align} in my paper. Hence unwanted gaps are being created to accomodate the whole \begin{align} content in one page. how to prevent it ?
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Is it possible to get the package listofsymbols to recognize the \cdots command?

I am trying use the package listofsymbols to define a symbol to be included in a list of symbols in a book. I have problems using the command \newsym to define a symbol which involves the command ...
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How to globally put subscripts in math-mode in upright font using amsmath?

I'm often apply the subscript environment in math-mode to assign e.g. materials to material properties, $\eta_{oil}$, $\lambda_{air}$, etc. Not very mathematical but hey, I'm an engineer ;-) I'm ...
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Removing the brackets around equation numbering

I am using the equation environment with the amsmath package. I would like to remove the brackets on each side of the equation numbering. I would like to have my equation labelled as 1, 2, 3 ... ...
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How to create a bracket-ing √-Operator?

In formulas involving square roots, I consider the overline rather irritating and would like to create an operator that turns \sqrt{x} into √[x], i.e. the argument is bracket-delimited instead of the ...
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\text{} error in mathmode

When I compile the following code: \subsection{Force} A force accelerates that standard body by exactly $ 1 \text{ m/s^2 } $ is defined to have a magnitude of $ 1 \text(N) $ The direction of a ...
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second row of matrix is center aligned instead of left aligned

First time inserting equations directly into LaTeX so no doubt I'm missing the obvious. I have a simple 2 row, 2 column matrix. However; the top row of the matrix is aligned how i want it to be (left ...